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09-13-2019, 02:07 AM
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Posted By purplerain

almost everyone Iíve ever seen own an mtc1 has...

almost everyone Iíve ever seen own an mtc1 has either disliked or sold it. The BD9 however, is a proven race contender and provides a very high ease of maintenance. I would go with the BD9 if your...
09-11-2019, 05:02 AM
Replies: 47,712
Views: 4,971,781
Posted By purplerain

40 amps is going to kill the pack well before its...

40 amps is going to kill the pack well before its reasonable life expectancy. I keep mine at 14a charge no matter what. 2c is a good middle ground between power and battery lifespan for most 1s and...
09-10-2019, 04:33 AM
Replies: 3,118
Views: 664,288
Posted By purplerain

One more thing.... Iíd switch out the psd shocks...

One more thing.... Iíd switch out the psd shocks for this setup:

2.5-2.8 springs all around
450cst
09-10-2019, 04:30 AM
Replies: 3,118
Views: 664,288
Posted By purplerain

Hi there, Iím a local driver at Seattle rc racers...

Hi there, Iím a local driver at Seattle rc racers and ran the tc7.1 for around 2 years. Luckily, our arguably fastest driver also ran the tc7.1 and has posted quite a few setups on petit rc. Hereís...
09-09-2019, 04:49 AM
Replies: 984
Views: 137,569
Posted By purplerain

Learning setup (especially the complicated...

Learning setup (especially the complicated concepts) takes time and people might as well start out of the gate learning setup theory, regardless of skill level. I donít buy into the belief that good...
09-04-2019, 03:56 AM
Replies: 3,013
Views: 602,305
Posted By purplerain

I would stay away from the ball diff on...

I would stay away from the ball diff on carpet..... too much maintenance and not enough performance.

i believe there is some carpet specific information posted on petit rc as well.

-George
09-01-2019, 04:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,053
Posted By purplerain

Slicks should be your best bet. Buggy tires have...

Slicks should be your best bet. Buggy tires have such a thin tread pattern that no matter what, youíll end up with a slick in no time. Iíd recommend trying to tune with tire sauce.
09-01-2019, 04:13 AM
Replies: 984
Views: 137,569
Posted By purplerain

yep, 2s shorty packs exclusively. A lcg pack is...

yep, 2s shorty packs exclusively. A lcg pack is recommended however, especially in stock classes.
08-31-2019, 03:30 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,086
Posted By purplerain

the Sakura was my first ever touring car and I...

the Sakura was my first ever touring car and I raced on a small parking lot surface. The answer for your question lies in how you are going to use the car.

1. Will it be crashed?
2. Will...
08-31-2019, 03:20 AM
Replies: 47,712
Views: 4,971,781
Posted By purplerain

I run the CK25 as well. The first thing I would...

I run the CK25 as well. The first thing I would do is insert the 2mm carbon fiber roll center shims into the front end. This will take away the aggressive initial steering that is common with such a...
08-19-2019, 01:53 AM
Replies: 2,733
Views: 449,983
Posted By purplerain

Adding or removing shims from the 4 ball studs on...

Adding or removing shims from the 4 ball studs on the front upper arms is the way to go with a stock front end.
08-18-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 630
Posted By purplerain

PM sent

PM sent
08-15-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 270
Posted By purplerain

Bump

Bump
08-15-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 266
Posted By purplerain

Bump

Bump
08-14-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 270
Posted By purplerain

Well Kept Team Associated B44.3 Roller

for sale is a well maintained and headache free B44.3

included:
Aluminum rear hubs
full sway bar set
shorty lipo battery mounting
RPM front arms
jconcepts rear wing

this car has been...
08-14-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 266
Posted By purplerain

Iwata HP-BCS Airbrush Kit - Brand New

Up for sale is a mint airbrush kit that has not been used. This is a perfect professional level airbrush for anyone wanting to do some RC painting.

items included:
HP-BCS airbrush
Airbrush...
08-07-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,210
Posted By purplerain

Those white shims are for roll center adjustment...

Those white shims are for roll center adjustment only.
Use the included ride height shims for ride height. Use the kingpin length for droop and spring tension.
08-06-2019, 12:35 AM
Replies: 598
Views: 97,717
Posted By purplerain

Had a center belt pulley break off the black ring...

Had a center belt pulley break off the black ring portion that keeps the belt in place. Be sure to check these because when mine fell off, it locked up the drivetrain and cracked the top deck. Just a...
07-30-2019, 11:39 PM
Replies: 2,681
Views: 487,866
Posted By purplerain

Can the stock Phillips screws please be...

Can the stock Phillips screws please be eradicated? IMO the worst part of this car is the sheer amount of wrenches required to work on it.
07-30-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 598
Views: 97,717
Posted By purplerain

Putting out an idea, want financial compensation...

Putting out an idea, want financial compensation if it happens:

maybe instead of having to lose 10,000 diff adjustment balls and springs, yokomo could make a part where the ball is physically...
07-29-2019, 11:39 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 19,927
Posted By purplerain

sauce the rears with paragon fxII for an hour and...

sauce the rears with paragon fxII for an hour and donít sauce the fronts at all if youíre car is spinning out. Also, softening the center spring will often aid in smoothing out the erratic steering...
07-28-2019, 01:43 AM
Replies: 3,118
Views: 664,288
Posted By purplerain

if you want to go fast, Solaris or rush tires are...

if you want to go fast, Solaris or rush tires are the way to go. A set of 32ís should work well if paragon is allowed to be used, or maybe 28ís are the way to go if traction is exceptionally low.
07-17-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 3,118
Views: 664,288
Posted By purplerain

Xray is definitely the way to go.

Xray is definitely the way to go.
07-14-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 984
Views: 137,569
Posted By purplerain

Could someone running Xpert servos give the...

Could someone running Xpert servos give the proper servo shim measurement? Not listed in the manual...:confused:
07-10-2019, 02:50 AM
Replies: 47,712
Views: 4,971,781
Posted By purplerain

someone can correct me if Iím wrong, but the...

someone can correct me if Iím wrong, but the actual range of motion of a center shock on a pan car compared to the actual stroke of the shock is so small that as long as there isnít full rebound,...
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